Principe Pio Hotel
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... awesome roadside restaurant called La Simba. It served real food and it was packed. Its probably famous and was a welcome change to the Autogrill stop that we painfully endured the other day. The food at Autogrill is atrocious. At La Simba, we were able to buy fresh fruit from a fruit vendor, eat real sausages and meat cooked on request in an open fire pit. I wish I could read Spanish because the food that ...
... easily a 200-400 euro purchase. Apparently she likes us! This ham does not come sliced; you buy the leg and eat thin slices of it over time. So for about three weeks we have had a leg of ham sitting on our counter...there are pictures on Facebook if you're interested. One of the people living here is a vegetarian, and he cringes every time he passes it. We finally finished it and Maria took it away. Phew.
... of the highlights was "Las Meninas" by Velazquez which we admired for some time. Little did we know we would see some very different versions of the painting in Barcelona. After the Prado we headed back to camp for a very late dinner.
On our second day in Madrid we started off at the palace. It had a pharmacy with lots of neat ceramic jars and an armoury with a large collection of weapons and armour. The highlight was the palace itself. Unfortunately we ...
... all the time it deserves. Things I’ve learned from my two days in Madrid: I love my birthday and if you love something so much, it always only get better and better. Safety and being safe is an attitude of mind. If you have it, you will take it with you everywhere. It is special to have friends and family that really care for you and always worth your effort and time. Travelling is exciting and if you jump into it, you’ll be rewarded. I loved Madrid and will definitely come ...
... off at different stops throughout the city. We thought the most amazing site was the Palace where Spanish kings and queens once lived, it was breathtaking and massive! The bus tour really gave us an appreciation for the Spanish history and made us realize how large Madrid really is...plus Todd got **** on during the tour so we figured that had to be some sort of good luck for our trip! Also included in the pics is a plate of Paella, which is the ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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